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at what's happened to this city, and you made a documentary, that's a key part of that, how do you feel about your legacy? >> i will tell you, frankly i believe that i created the foundation. i gave people back their morale. cy built 250,000 housing units and affordable rentals. and a whole host of other things. it it created the climate for what ultimately others after me, david dinkins and rudy giuliani and the current mayor, mike bloomberg, particularly him, have done. we are once again the international capital of the world. i honestly truly believe that. >> when you look at what's happening in the gun tonight in america, clearly new york made a real stand about guns. and it's pretty successful. new york is becoming a pretty city, in comparison to cities like chicago. what's your view on the debate? >> i believe the constitutional amendment to really address the issue. when we're doing like we are doing it a little bit at a time and the united states supreme court has a tendency to strike down what we do, washington, d.c. banned guns in the united states supreme court said you can't
would be set off in a major city, but it could happen. 9/11 happened. people would have this to not only defend themselves against an individual intruder. >> here is the thing. if you strip out the ar-15 from the equation and take all the guns out, that senator feinstein wants to take out -- wait a minute. you're still left with 2,200 guns you can legally buy. >> the problem is you're obsessing over one gun that a bad human being has used a couple of times. >> no, no, wait. >> no, no, let me finish. hold on a second. >> the past five mass shootings in america. >> guess what, the last shooting that i could have been a victim of, it wasn't an ar-15. you're obsessed over the ar-15. have you ever had a gun to your head? >> no. >> have you ever had a man look you in the eyes and say i'm going to your head off? >> no. >> with expletives while grinning? i had a gun to defend myself. i didn't have an ar-15. he didn't have an ar-15. >> why would you need an ar-15 in that situation? >> you're missing the point. >> i'm not missing the point. >> anything is an assault weapon when it's in the bad han
on the streets of our cities. >> i couldn't agree with you more. as you know. but there are critics out there that say no way is there going to be a new assault weapons ban. are you going to take that or do you believe there is a prospect of achieving this? >> i've been on a mission and been a mayor and walked onto crime scenes. i've seen police outgunned. crime scenes with these weapons isn't like it is on tv. there is blood and matter spread all over the place. people, their bodies get hacked apart. i think the time has come to say enough is enough. if i can win this i don't know. if the people of america stand up. every single poll taken. has shown that move than a majority of people want this assault weapons legislation passed. the nra is very heavy. they lobby heavy. members may be frightened. it is time to stand up and do what is right for this country. i want to play for u you what he said he is so simple in the way that he says what he says. >> it was 9:04 when i dropped jesse off. the school clock, jesse gave me a hug and a kiss at that time. he said good by, i love you. he sto
. adrift in the middle of the gulf of mexico. but by day's end, it's obvious this virtual floating city is almost completely powerless with nothing but back-up generators. passengers find themselves without hot water or working toilets, and eventually, without enough to eat. you can hear the desperation in the calls from the ship. >> it takes three and a half hours to get food. the smells -- i can't even describe them. there is sewage, raw sewage. pretty bad. you walk in the hallway, you have to cover your face. we don't have any masks for breathing. >> dead in the water, all anyone at sea or on land can do is wait. >> actually, the first day i was able to get through to tim, i cried. and one of my friends who was with me got through to her husband, and we cried, too. partly out of fear and frustration because at that point, we still didn't know exactly what had happened and if it would happen again. we still were very in the dark. that was very scary times, and yes, people are starting to lose it a little bit. tempers are flaring. people are being very snippy. >> with no air conditioni
and every city. a good form of self-defense, whether it's a false sense of security or not. a lot of people in south africa carry guns for self-defense. with regard to the issue, that was a major mistake what happened from oscar's part, it wasn't intentional. it could have been a very bad event and something that could have been very tragic. we are very fortunate and after that event, oscar was very apologetic. that's how dangerous guns can be. by no means did i think he was negligent with the gun. it was a pure accident, what happened. >> in terms of where we are now, try and -- if you can, tell me about the area of pretoria in south africa, where oscar lives. how dangerous is it there? did oscar have good reason -- and you told us he was paranoid. did oscar have good reason to fear someone would break in and cause his harm? >> definitely. i can't talk about around the world, but in south africa, the most secure state and most protected places are the places getting hit all the time, the upmarketplaces are where people are looking to break in, burglars are looking to intrude. i believe sen
not from new york. i was in new york city today, and there's a lot of people in their 30s and 40s who can't drive. >> number one movie, melissa mccarthy, fantastic, brilliant comedian. love her. rex reed got into trouble because he called her a hippo. >> tractor sized. >> tractor sized. it brings up another interesting conversation about political correctness, and going back to christie when the former white house physician said he might not be healthy enough to be in office. he could die in office. >> to which he said shut up in his eloquent way. >> yes, he did. >> that's a whole other conversation. >> yes, but obesity, if you solve that, you solve the entire health care problem. you basically solve the economy. do we not start? is it okay to call people out for being overweight? >> yes. >> yes. >> finally. >> i don't agree. >> what do you mean, you don't agree? president obama was criticized for being a smoker. if you're fat, it's the number one preventable cause of death in the united states. if you're an elected official like chris crhristie, it's irresponsible, and he called the doct
can get on the auction and bid. >> i donated my "sex and the city," it was like private, don't let anybody see this. i'm auctioning that. sarah jessica has graciously donated a purse from the show and -- please say that for me. >> hello, lover. >> very good. the shoes. >> how do you pronounce it? >> blaneks. >> what is mr. big doing for val ln valentine's day on another point before i -- >> i haven't figured that out. i better get going fast. i've been sort of working on this. >> you know when your wife says nothing, nothing, honey, you know not to fall for that, right? >> don't fall for that! >> i know that valentine's day is super important to the ladies so you can never fall for that. >> "the good wife" airs sunday on cbs. for information on the rainforest network, it's piersmorgantonight.com and we'll link you up to where you can do the bidding. >> please come. >> chris, thank you so much. have a great valentine's day when it arrives. we'll be right back. i'm a conservative investor. but that doesn't mean i don't want to make money. i love making money. i try to be smart with m
york city no, no, no, don't touch it. politics are reflecting that back. we're looking for this magic fairy dust to come from them, where we're the problems. whether it's rich people saying no i'm not paying another 4% in tax, whether it's social security users saying i'm not going to work longer. the politicians are just a reflection. i think we're just as much to blame as the politicians. >> there is a point, jodi, take defense for example, there's quite a good argument to be made that there could be quite draconian cuts in the budget. there has been massive spending since 9/11. the threat is no longer quite what it was then, many would argue. why does america need to have this astronomical ongoing defense budget when you have more pressing things at home to worry about? >> absolutely. one of the reasons you have seen the administration stand behind chuck hagel is because the president nominated him in part because as a war hero, he has the credibility to make some of the really difficult cuts and choices. i think there's some truth to what donny is saying is that the only fair and
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